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‘Candid Nook’

Educated is an astonishing coming of age tale. I was engrossed in Tara’s telling of her childhood growing up in a Mormon family in a rural town, roughly 80 miles from my hometown, in Idaho.   There are moments while I read when I had the inklings of a sort of déjà vu.  Not only did I grow […]

19 February 2019

I never read reviews online before I read a book myself. Only after I have read the book and formulated my own opinion do I look at what others had to say… I sort of wish I had looked before I picked up a copy of Sapiens. The majority of reviewers on Goodreads seem to […]

16 January 2019

A while back I purchased The History of Bees by Maja Lunde. I had been doing some research and wanting to widen my scope of reading, to read more than just native English speaking authors. That was when I came across Maja’s book, and it sounded interesting enough. I looked at all my local bookstores […]

15 November 2018

They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. “Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji […]

27 July 2018